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Alderney Lighthouse

GY9 3YJ
+44 1255 245156
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Getting inside historical landmark

The Alderney Wildlife Trust offers guided tours of the Alderney Lighthouse - definitely an... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
mike g
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Burleigh Heads, Australia
Alderney lighthouse

The Tour guide, I believe Tony was his name, I hope I'm not mistaken, was very knowledgeable. He... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Marie S
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

The Alderney Wildlife Trust offers guided tours of the Alderney Lighthouse - definitely an illuminating experience, It's interesting to see and hear how the lighthouse was built in 1912 and has been operated since then to keep shipping traffic away from the treacherous rocks and...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

The Tour guide, I believe Tony was his name, I hope I'm not mistaken, was very knowledgeable. He lived a lot of the history as he has lived here for 42 years. He was very conscious of our safety on the climb up the stairs....More

Thank Marie S
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Spending a few days geocaching And exploring this lovely island Just love light houses ! Sadly this wasn’t open on our visit But enjoyed reading the history

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

Catch the 2:30pm train from Braye on a Sunday to get there for the 3pm guided tour. Then catch the 4pm train back. Be warned that the terrain from the station to the light house is very rough and has some steep drops so keep...More

Thank wolf1234
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Sailed past on an around the island boat cruise and provided an excellent history by Darren; who needs automated recording devices when The Lady Maris II owner fills the island's history by bringing it to life.

Thank eeaglesm
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

We'd walked to the lighthouse from St Anne's and got there ahead of the train. Many from the train headed to the lighthouse meaning not all could go on the first tour and would have to wait until the second tour and miss the train...More

Thank Wooler
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

We travelled there on the Alderney train. Despite the weather it was definitely worth a visit. The guide was interesting and informative. The views are superb.

Thank Jo R
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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful visit, impressive views on the coastline and the island. Well preserved and interesting insights into the technology. Very nice tour guide. Worth the trip!

Thank jan_busch
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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

You can only visit on a Sunday , tour is 3pm and pay at entrance. You are taken around the Lighthouse Machinery room & up to the Lamp room at the top, access outside is not allowed. Although there are lots of stairs going up...More

Thank Peter m
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

You can fet close up and personal, and see first hand the size of the foghorns, which are so very important in such dangerous waters.

Thank Cerises1949
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